Life

Farewell, My Friend

Farewell, My Friend

Life
Leo “Boo” Cat 2005 – 2018 Leo, affectionately known as “Boo”, passed away unexpectedly at home on the evening of Tuesday, 3rd April, leaving a great big fluffy hole in ... Read more
Snowdrops at Stanton Lacy Church

Snowdrops at Stanton Lacy Church

Etc, Life, Travel
The church of St Peter at Stanton Lacy in the South Shropshire countryside is well-known for its beautiful carpet of snowdrops which adorn its churchyard at this time of year. ... Read more
28 Letters

28 Letters

Etc, Life, Stationery
It’s nearly time again for InCoWriMo. “InCoWriMo?”, I hear you ask. International Correspondence Writing Month The mission, if you choose to accept it, is to hand-write a letter, postcard, note ... Read more
A Review of 2017

A Review of 2017

Etc, Life
That’s another year done! I can safely say that 2017 was one heck of a lot better than 2016 (a.k.a “The Year to Forget”). I’ve done fun things, had new ... Read more
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Life
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! All the presents are wrapped, cards delivered and the fridge is full of festive food. Time to relax and enjoy Christmas! My niece ... Read more
Snow Days

Snow Days

Life
It started snowing on Friday and stopped sometime early yesterday morning (Monday), so it’s pretty much a winter wonderland around here. Well, that is until you need to go anywhere, ... Read more
Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’

Etc, Life
Firstly, apologies for being missing in action over the past month. It’s not that I’ve been that busy, it’s just that I’ve somehow not felt the inclination to blog (or ... Read more
Speed, Spills & Thrills!

Speed, Spills & Thrills!

Etc, Life, Travel
This past weekend I was lucky enough to visit the 2017 Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix in Cardiff courtesy of Wales Blog Network and SGP. “What is Speedway?”, ... Read more
3 Gigs and an Actor

3 Gigs and an Actor

Life
Is it me or did June fly by? I must admit I had a great month. I really enjoyed myself and they do say time flies when you’re having fun! ... Read more
Life, Love, Craft

Life, Love, Craft

Etc, Life
Life Sorry my blog posts have been missing from action this past couple of weeks. My chronic fatigue has been kicking my backside this past fortnight or so and, combined ... Read more
Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory

Life, Travel
On a sunny April morning, down a narrow road in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, we found the tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory. A religious house was first founded there around 680 ... Read more
An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

Etc, Life
Today, I got an introduction to letterpress printing! Working in the pre-press department of a local modern print company means I have an interest in all things print, so when ... Read more
Yorica! Friendly Treats

Yorica! Friendly Treats

Food, Life, Travel
When you’re on a dairy-free and gluten-free diet, treats can be few and far between, especially when you’re out and about. Watching friends and family treat themselves to an ice ... Read more
InCoWriMo: Challenge Completed

InCoWriMo: Challenge Completed

Life, Stationery
It’s mid-March and InCoWriMo (International Correspondence Writing Month) is well and truly over. The aim of InCoWriMo is to handwrite a letter, postcard, greetings card or note a day for ... Read more
Winter at Berrington Hall

Winter at Berrington Hall

Life, Travel
Just 4 short miles from Leominster in Herefordshire lies Berrington Hall, a Georgian mansion set within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape. An hour’s drive from my home over the ... Read more